A MINDLESS yob launched a lit firework through an East Renfrewshire resident’s letterbox.

The worrying incident took place in Giffnock’s Kyle Drive on Saturday night as the town held its annual fireworks display.

Police say members of the public who were in attendance at the event at GHA Rugby Club, in Braidholm Road, may hold vital information that can assist their enquiries.

Sergeant Michael Morganthaler, who is based at Giffnock Police Station, said: “We are currently investigating an incident which occurred shortly after 6pm on Saturday in Kyle Drive.

“Persons unknown put a lit firework through a letterbox of a house.

“We are aware the surrounding area in Giffnock would have been busy at the time with people attending the Bonfire Night event at GHA Rugby Club.

“We would appeal to those who might have seen anyone acting suspiciously in the area at the time to get in touch.”

Anyone with information should call the police on 101. Alternatively, details can be given in confidence to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.